0-25 Advice & Support

 

0-25 Advice & Support

Advice, information and support for parent carers

The Family support project provides advice, information and support for parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with a learning disability and/or autism, aspergers or ADHD

Advice, information and guidance for parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with a learning disability and/or autism, Aspergers, or ADHD. As well as workshops on topics of interest and parenting courses.

We offer
  • Telephone advice and information and/or home visits
  • The opportunity for parents and carers to discuss the needs of their son or daughter
  • Support when writing letters to the Local Authority or preparing for meetings
  • Help to access services
  • Help to access disability benefits and make charity applications if appropriate
  • Regular parenting workshops on topics such as SEN Support, CAFs, behavioural tips, and sensory processing problems
To make a referral:

To make a referral to the Children's Services team - either for yourself or somebody you work with if you are a professional please fill in this form, and send to projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk or post it to Barnet Mencap, 35 Hendon Lane, Finchley N3 1RT.


To find out more or If you have any questions please email us at projectsupport@barnetmencap.org.uk or call us on 020 8349 3842.

Useful Advice and Support Links

Barnet Carers Centre  - Barnet Carers Centre was established in February 1996 as part of the network of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers. The Centre offers advice, information, emotional and practical support for all informal carers who live or work in the London Borough of Barnet.

Barnet Parent Carer Forum - A voluntary group of enthusiastic, committed parents and family carers in the London Borough of Barnet working with the local authority to ensure that the voices of our children young people and their families are heard.

Barnet SEND Information, Advice and Support Service - They offer free, confidential, impartial information, guidance, advice and support for parents/carers of children with special and additional educational needs.

 

Contact a Family  - Provide advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children, no matter what their disability.

Fairplay Barnet - They provide support for children and young people with learning disabilities, and their parents and carers, to enable them to get involved in inclusive play and leisure activities along with their friends and neighbours.

Safeguarding Children  - London Borough of Barnet's safeguarding children page - find out more about what safeguarding children is and report any concerns.

Sibs - A charity supporting people who grow up with a disabled brother or sister.

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